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How To Determine Why a Pool Pump Won't Prime

This guide discusses the common problems involved with a motor that won't prime. Most priming problems involve leaks in the suction side of the pump (between the pump and the pool) or clogged bask...

How To Prime a Pool Pump

When a pool pump is priming, it is purging the plumbing system of air to create a vacuum effect to pull water from the pool, push it through the filter and back through the return line. An inground po...

8 Answers to “Why Is My Pool Pump Not Working?”

Sep 11, 2014 ... “Why is there water leaking from under my pump? “Why is my pump losing its prime?” And the classic but vague, “My pump isn't working, what's ...

How to Correct Low Water Pressure in Your Pool System

Low pressure is a pool term that is often used to describe weak jets as well as a low PSI reading on the filter’s pressure gauge. High PSI readings will also cause low water pressure. A low ...

Pool Pump Loses Prime

If I start the motor again before it loses prime and I shut off the motor again after the pump basket flills up with water, the water no longer drains ...

Suction side air leak/pump wont prime compketely

There is only 1-90 degree angle infront of the pump. There are a few to the filter but that doesnt affect the pump priming. There are small cracks ...

5 Biggest Pool Pump Mistakes

Oct 6, 2014 ... Priming a pump means filling the intake with water. ...... We recently installed a new filter but now the pump won't prime… the pool only has a ...

pump not holding prime

Have an inground pool, I changed my sand in my filter this year but now my pump won't hold a prime, Can build it back up if I backwash my filter ...

Pool pump prime loss

My Hayward pool pump works fine when it is on filter but when I backwash the filter and rinse the pump looses prime. I don't know what causes ...

Why Are My Pool Jets Not Working?

Aug 30, 2017 ... If you turn on the pump and it still struggles to prime, it could be an issue with the suction-side plumbing. Check out our article titled “How To: Fix ...